A Cork City cinema building, which had screenings from 1913 to 1964 spanning silent movies, black and white films, and the shift to colour before reopening as a leisure and entertainment complex, may be about to have a very different sequel — as a 171-bedroomed four-star hotel.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
The closing-down sale of a farm and vetetinary supplies business in the heart of Cork City may be the springboard to redevelopment of yet another entire quayside urban block.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
A Cork City quayside prime redevelopment block may be about to move from trough to peak, with the planned sale of a key corner building, McLaughlins, which even — appropriately — has a
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
It may be unrealistic to expect a constabulary unable to open any sexual assault cases for more than two years to police traffic violations.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
There have been calls for more enforcement of the 'Pana ban' in Cork city as new figures show a marginal increase in footfall on the main street since its introduction.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
A row has erupted over the branding of Cork’s MacCurtain St as part of the Victorian Quarter ahead of War of Independence centenary commemorations next year.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
A 30-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a man in his 60s blamed a garda for the case against him claiming the detective who arrested him was motivated by revenge because the accused once called him “a retard”.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Cork’s love affair with dining out, music, and coffee is driving a retail expansion throughout the city and suburbs.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
Cyclists have criticised Cork’s transport chiefs for sanctioning a temporary bus-parking arrangement which has led to blockages of bike lanes linking the city to the train station.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
Almost five years since the historic 172-year-old clock mechanism underwent significant repair and restoration.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
The Everyman Palace Theatre has seen a lot in its 120 years. As it opens its doors to public tours, Marjorie Brennan gets a sneak peek into the workings of this iconic Cork institution.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
The culture that defines any organisation is set by those at the very top of the managerial pyramid. If the boss couldn’t give a fiddler’s then it is pretty unlikely that staff will have any commitment to a culture of customer care either.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Cork’s newest bridge looks set to be named after a woman thanks to the public after four leading female historical figures were included on a five-name shortlist.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
Cork’s landmark St Patrick’s Bridge is to close to traffic for resurfacing for two weekends in a row later this month as part of its €1.2m restoration.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Cork’s favourite agony aunt, peers into the new year with predictions.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
FoodCloud Hubs is an internationally acclaimed-Irish social enterprise that has pioneered the redistribution of surplus or ‘waste’ food from retailers to local charities, beginning with its first distribution centre in Little Island, in Cork, and they have just launched the third national hub, in Oranmore, in Galway.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2018
The man convicted of murdering the mother of his child ‘lost control and exploded’ over fears she had cheated on him. followed the case.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2018
A 27-year-old man who admitted the manslaughter of his 22-year-old girlfriend was jealous and believed she had cheated on him, it was claimed during the opening of his trial for murder.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2018
A Mallow woman tried to headbutt a garda, called her a fat bastard, and expressed the hope that she would die roaring.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
A man with serious addiction problems was jailed for six months yesterday for stealing drink from behind the counters of bars and at shops around Cork.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
One of Cork City’s busiest hotel and restaurant districts is bracing for disruption and water outages during a €20m Irish Water pipe replacement project.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
The Menu has long been a fan of the work of Dr Colin Sage of the School of the Human Environment, in UCC, and also Founder/Chair of the Cork Food Policy Council.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
The Canadian woman who, along with her brother, helped save a homeless man from drowning in the river Lee said their lifeguard training played a key role in the daring rescue.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
Yesterday morning was like any other Friday for Charlie’s, the early house on Union Quay.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
Two women enjoying the Cork Jazz Festival on MacCurtain St had the upset of having their handbags containing mobile phones and cash stolen from them.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
A giant vegetable chilli made from food grown in community gardens across Cork city will be rustled up this weekend as part of a special food festival.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
There have been calls to name Cork’s newest bridge after a woman, and for the public to have a say.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
From Páirc Uí Chaoimh to a tour of Cork city pubs, looks at options for the Open House event, which aims to encourage the people of the Rebel City to appreciate their built heritage.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Music, comedy, drama and the annual Christmas panto will bring the Everyman Theatre’s 120th anniversary celebrations to a close, the venue’s autumn/winter programme launch has revealed.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017
A top Irish bartender is honing his shaking and stirring skills ahead of the industry’s world cup next week.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
Plans for a pedestrian and cycle bridge in Cork City, which is being part-funded by the EU, have gone on public display.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
One of Cork’s most historic hotels, the Metropole, is poised for a €50m investment that will double its rooms tally, add shops at ground level, and see the construction of another three-star hotel to be called The M.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
The route of the first Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon to be staged on a Sunday has been tweaked to avoid clashing with morning Masses.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Sat, 13 May, 2017
As the Everyman in Cork marks 120 years,looks back at some of the milestones in its eventful history as a venue at the heart of the city’s cultural life
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
The location of two, 19th century stone warehouse buildings (plus an investment property currently let out as an adult shop,) on a central 0.42 of a Cork city centre acre put up for imaginative redevelopment is what underpins an asking price close to €2m, for the property and site’s owners and vendors, Cork City Council.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Catex — Ireland’s largest food service and hospitality exhibition — returns once more to Dublin’s RDS, on February 21-23.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
The Everyman, the famous Victorian theatre in Cork, is celebrating 120 years of entertainment with 12 special anniversary shows this year.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Four days, 1,200 musicians, and 40,000 punters later, the 34th Guinness Cork Jazz festival will tonight come to a close following a weekend of beats, blues, and boater hats.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
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Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
Open House Cork returns for a second year with more private homes available for a sneak peek, writes
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016